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Faustin Ntango (left, in green) fights for possession of the ball during the Winkler Storm's first home game of the 2016 season May 23. (Alexis Stockford/The Winkler Times)

Battle for the Storm at first home game

The Winkler Storm ended their first home game of the season with a tie.The then 0-2 Storm were looking for a double victory, both their first win of the season and to hand the 2-0 Hanover Kickers their first loss in Winkler May 23.“Our team played very well,” new head coach Reinaldo Oliveira said. “We had lots of opportunities. The thing is that we

Tayah Vanstone and Kael Stueart were named MHSAA Rural Athletes of the Week May 17, the second such nomination for Miami's badminton team. (Submitted Image)

Marlins named athletes of the week

Miami School’s badminton program has netted its second MHSAA nod.Mixed doubles team Tayah Vanstone and Kael Stueart were named Rural Athletes of the Week May 17 after capping their season with three junior varsity tournament wins.“They’re both very similar kids,” Miami athletic director Brent Unrau said. “They’re very quiet and very competitive and

Toronto Raptors centre Jonas Valanciunas (17) runs into Miami Heat centre Hassan Whiteside (21) during NBA playoff action in Toronto on Thursday, May 5, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

No JV means no chance for Raps

When Jonas Valanciunas crashed hard to the court at the American Airlines Arena in Miami two Saturdays ago, with him went any real chance the Raptors would have to seriously compete against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Track out of the starting blocks after GVC meet

The brief high school track and field season hit the ground running last week as 600 athletes from local Zone 4 schools, Prairie Spirit School Division, Winnipeg, Portage la Prairie, Neepawa, Rossburn, Lorette, Stonewall and Niverville hit the field in Winkler for the GVC/NPC Invitational.“It went as well as it could,” GVC coach Scott Bell said.

Phoebe Riddell (left) and Shelby Orchard (right) claimed both the JV and varsity Zone 4 banners last week. (left, Alexis Stockford/The Morden Times, right, submitted)

Marlins double down at badminton Zones

Girls doubles team Phoebe Riddell and Shelby Orchard of Miami kept the successes coming in the Zone 4 championships, earning two banners in the space of a week.“I felt good about it,” Orchard said. “We kept our nerves down and just did what we do.”VarsityTwo back to back tournaments April 25 and 27 saw the Marlins fight to first place in the region

Toronto Raptors Kyle Lowry looks for a spot in the second quarter of Game 7 in Toronto, Ont. on Monday May 2, 2016. (Jack Boland/Toronto Sun/Postmedia Network)

Raps GM Ujiri celebrates hard

The words came out of Masai Ujiri’s mouth in the hallway just outside the Raptors dressing room, loudly and proudly and with a sense of basketball satisfaction.

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